Malnutrition

Is Your Parrot Malnourished?

. . . There are three ways to determine if your parrot or finch is malnourished. If your birds have any of these symptoms they are not eating the best parrot diet possible. . . . . . ONE: Physical Symptoms TWO: Behaviors THREE: Examine their Diet . . . 1. Most Common Physical Symptoms…

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Avian Malnutrition and Feather Condition

This article appears in its entirety in the August 2019, issue #259 of Parrots magazine.       Did you know that your bird’s feather condition, ragged edges and improper coloring can be a sign of avian malnutrition, undernutrition or imbalanced nutrition? And what about beaks? Do you know anyone who regularly has their bird’s…

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Let’s End Avian Malnutrition!

End Avian Malnutrition With Our ‘Balanced Exotic Avian  Food Plan’   The only way to End Avian Malnutrition for your birds is to feed them a specific combination and balance of foods everyday that provides these three things: 1. All of the hundreds of nutrients a parrot or finch must eat everyday must be in…

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How Does Avian Malnutrition Harm Your Birds?

The Experts Explain From the textbook, Avian Medicine: Principles and Application, Patricia MacWhirter, DVM, explains, “Avian malnutrition [or undernutrition] can cause a specific problem or [completely] suppress a bird’s immune system.” Unless a parrot, or finch, receives the type and quantity of nutrients needed on a daily basis, malnutrition or undernutrition will result. Also from,…

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Antioxidant Foods Contribute to Good Health

Numerous diseases, degenerative conditions and even the aging process itself, have been linked to free-radical damage. A free-radical is a highly reactive molecule that can bind to and destroy other molecules. Also known as oxidative damage, free-radical damage can cause irreversible damage to body cells and physiological processes. Feeding your parrots a “Balanced Exotic Avian…

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Malnutrition OSB Sprouts

Let’s End Avian Malnutrition!

End Avian Malnutrition With Our ‘Balanced Exotic Avian  Food Plan’   The only way to End Avian Malnutrition for your birds is to feed them a specific combination and balance of foods everyday that provides these three things: 1. The hundreds of nutrients a parrot or finch must eat everyday must be in a high…

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What is Avian Malnutrition?

A Condition That Must Be Addressed Quickly According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, malnutrition is a common and detrimental condition that must be addressed quickly and comprehensively. Avian malnutrition cannot be diagnosed using blood work because blood work is used for identifying disease conditions. The easiest way to identify avian malnutrition is by…

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What Is Holistic Health Care for Animals?

  There are as many different definitions describing holistic health care as there are people embracing its restorative capabilities.  My holistic approach for helping your parrots be as healthy and happy as possible includes these five areas: Use only foods, products and practices that properly support and nourish the body’s own natural healing processes. What…

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